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Takayasu Arteritis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Takayasu Arteritis
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.109.239.650
C14.907.940.090.800
C17.800.862.875
Unique ID
D013625
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013625
Scope Note
A chronic inflammatory process that affects the AORTA and its primary branches, such as the brachiocephalic artery (BRACHIOCEPHALIC TRUNK) and CAROTID ARTERIES. It results in progressive arterial stenosis, occlusion, and aneurysm formation. The pulse in the arm is hard to detect. Patients with aortitis syndrome often exhibit retinopathy.
Entry Term(s)
Aortitis Syndrome
Arteritis, Takayasu's
Pulseless Disease
Takayasu Disease
Takayasu Syndrome
Takayasu's Arteritis
Young Female Arteritis
NLM Classification #
WG 515
Public MeSH Note
2008; see TAKAYASU'S ARTERITIS 1995-2007,see PULSELESS DISEASE 1993-1994, see TAKAYASU SYNDROME 1991-1992, see AORTIC ARCH SYNDROMES 1965-1990, see AORTIC DISEASES 1963-1964; for AORTITIS SYNDROME see AORTIC ARCH SYNDROMES 1987-2007
History Note
2008 (1963)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/23
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